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IS SCARLESS HEALING A POSSIBILITY?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/19/2018 - 02:50 PM

New research suggests that stromal cell-derived-factor-1 (SDF1), a compound secreted in the blood, may be the reason that wounds in older people heal with less scarring than wounds in younger people, but blocking SDF1 – with drugs that are already available- could modify scar formation, potentially providing a path to scar-less healing. The findings appear […]

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YOUR FACELIFT PRIMER

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/01/2018 - 06:39 AM

Techniques used to remove facial skin and reposition facial and neck tissues vary depending on your desired results and your anatomy. The specific technique your facial plastic surgeon chooses will determine the location of the incisions and the quality and position of the resulting scars. New York City facial plastic surgeon Sam Rizk customizes each […]

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Patient Story: Facelift with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/10/2018 - 06:53 PM

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Revision Rhinoplasty Patient Video

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/30/2018 - 07:32 PM

When a rhinoplasty isn’t performed correctly or under/over correction occurs, problems such as pollybeak deformities or other nasal abnormalities can arise. A pollybeak deformity causes the nose to resemble a parrot’s beak and is a characteristic that requires revision rhinoplasty for correction. New York board-certified facial plastic surgeon and rhinoplasty expert Dr. Sam Rizk recently […]

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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/27/2018 - 06:57 PM

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EAR PINNING IN CHILDREN

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/14/2018 - 04:05 PM

Ear reduction surgery (otoplasty) is often in the news as a potential solution to bullying for children with protruding ears. If you are considering this procedure for your child, you likely have many questions about what to expect. Dr. Rizk will attempt to answer the top questions he gets from parents, as well as adults […]

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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/13/2018 - 05:30 PM

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Is Rihanna’s Nose the Latest Plastic Surgery Inspo?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk July, 07/30/2018 - 08:52 PM

Hip hop goddess and make-up mogul Rihanna is inspiring something other than dance moves. Many fans of the singer-turned-actress are visiting facial plastic surgeons and requesting her…nose. It’s even been referred to online as a ‘rihannaplasty.” Used to besting others on the pop charts, this time Rihanna is beating out celebs for the most requested […]

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Three Questions to Ask Before Booking A Revision Rhinoplasty

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk July, 07/02/2018 - 12:01 AM

Rhinoplasty is one of – if not the – most popular facial plastic surgery procedure. It is also among the most technically challenging, which means that revision or secondary rhinoplasty can be even more challenging for many reasons including the presence of scar tissue. Of course, no one goes into rhinoplasty anticipating a second procedure. […]

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Thinking about Rhinoplasty? 10 Questions To Ask

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk June, 06/27/2018 - 05:43 PM

Considering nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) surgery? You’re not alone. Each year, about 500,000 people see a facial plastic surgeon to discuss rhinoplasty, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS.org). Some individuals, both males and females, may be bothered by the way that their nose looks, while others may be focused solely […]

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